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Doctor insights on: Can Ovarian Cysts Be Mistaken For Being Pregnant

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Safe to get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Safe to get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Cyst in pregnancy: Yes it is safe to get pregnant with an ovarian cyst. Generally, they shrink in pregnancy. Some will persist. Ultrasound will help distinguish cysts that should be closely watched in pregnancy. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Can I get pregnant with an ovarian cyst?

Can I get pregnant with an ovarian cyst?

Yes: An ovarian cyst is an egg that could not ovulat or be kicked out of the ovary. The estrogen must rise to a high enough level to kick the egg out if it does not the egg sits there and develops a lot of fluid and will eventually rupture. But each cycle to have another mature egg ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

How can I get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Unprotected sex: Ovarian cysts don't preclude pregnancy, so if you don't want to get pregnant, make sure you use some form of contraception. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cysts/basics/definition/con-20019937 for more info. ...Read more

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Could I get pregnant if I have ovarian cyst?

Could I get pregnant if I have ovarian cyst?

Usually yes: As long as the cyst is benign like a functional cyst. If it's consistent with endometriosis or another type of benign tumor then the chances may be decreased. ...Read more

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Removed ovarian cyst, can I still get pregnant?

Removed ovarian cyst, can I still get pregnant?

Yes: Ovarian cysts are an overgrowth of one part of the ovary. The ovary is usually still capable of ovulating after cyst removal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant when having ovarian cyst?

Is it possible to be pregnant when having ovarian cyst?

Yes: In fact, there is supposed to be a cyst (called a corpus luteum) that produces hormones early in the pregnancy until the developing embryonic tissue can take over. ...Read more

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I had a ovarian cyst that bursted. Can I still get pregnant?

I had a ovarian cyst that bursted. Can I still get pregnant?

Don't worry: A ruptured ovarian cyst is a common occurrence, and doesn't mean that you'll have problems getting pregnant, . ...Read more

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Having an ovarian cyst make it more difficult to get pregnant?

Having an ovarian cyst make it more difficult to get pregnant?

Probably NOT: 'simple' ovarian cysts are very common and usually do not affect fertility. If the ovarian cyst is due to endometriosis then fertility is most definitely affected. ...Read more

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How long after removing the ovarian cyst will I fall pregnant?

How long after removing the ovarian cyst will I fall pregnant?

Next cycle: The next time you ovulate you will have a chance at getting pregnant. You should discuss this with your gynecologist, as fertility is decreased at 40 yrs old. ...Read more

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Does having an ovarian cyst mean I can't get pregnant right now?

Not at all: Cysts form during ovulation and rupture to then release an egg for potential fertilization and pregnancy. Occasionally they don't rupture and grow too large and cause pain. So discovering a cyst may be just a normal finding, depending on the size. There is a medical condition called polycystic ovary syndrome in which a woman has an imbalance of a female sex hormones that can cause infertility. ...Read more

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Can I still get pregnant after been told I have and ovarian cyst?

Can I still get pregnant after been told I have and ovarian cyst?

Sure: There are different kinds of cysts that are different sizes. In fact every month you form a small cyst. The nature ofthe cyst is important but most are nothing to panic about. Was surgery recommended? Is it large, small, simple complex? ...Read more

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Seeing that I have ovarian cyst when is the best time to get pregnant?

Seeing that I have ovarian cyst when is the best time to get pregnant?

Depends: Most women will have functional cysts (Less than 3cm) every month, so saying that you have a cyst, could be normal. Maybe consider rephrasing your question with the size of the cyst? Also, women get pregnant all the time with ovarian cysts (often they don't know they have one). Unless it's bigger than 10-12cm, likely nothing to worry about if your doctor isn't concerned about the US findings ...Read more

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Can I still get pregnant with a ovarian cyst? Will it be difficult for me to get pregnant

Can I still get pregnant with a ovarian cyst? Will it be difficult for me to get pregnant

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts are extremely common and largely unimportant as most simply resolve on their own without any treatment in a short period of time. Your specific case would need to be analyzed by your doctor. Most ovarian cysts have no effect on fertility. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Austina Cho
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more